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Betty C. Jernigan

July 1, 1929 — March 23, 2023

Franklin

Mrs. Betty C. Jernigan, age 93 of Franklin, KY passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 9:45 PM at The Medical Center at Franklin, in Franklin, KY.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2023 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will continue from 6:00 AM until 10:00 AM on Monday, March 27th. Funeral services will follow visitation at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow in the Restlawn Memory Gardens, in Simpson County, KY.

Betty was born on September 1, 1929 in Franklin, KY to the late Arnett Lee Carter and the late Clara Mae (Faulin) Carter. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Harold C. Jernigan and 6 siblings.

She is survived by 4 children, Tom Jernigan, Lucy Jernigan, Joe Jernigan (Pat) all of Franklin, KY and Ben Jernigan of Dawson Springs, KY; 6 grandchildren, Jerry Jernigan (Brandy), Amy Hargrove, Katelyn Jernigan, Kellie Jo Nealy (Devin), Huston Jernigan, Jake Jernigan; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Jernigan was a member of Franklin Church of Christ. She was retired from the Simpson County School System where she was the head-cook at Lincoln Elementary for many years. Betty was also a 1947 class-graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing or quilting.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Foundation Christian Academy: 2480 Three Springs Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104.     https:www.fcafalcons.com/donate-to-fca  Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com. The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Visitation

Monday, March 27, 2023

6:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Monday, March 27, 2023

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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